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technology for architects and designers

CEDIA Certified Members are electronic systems professionals They make technology work. Simply and efficiently.

If you’re an architect or designer, you’ll appreciate the need for synergy across a project. It’s not only the ability to combine materials and designs that work in unity – the key is to create an environment that is practical, functional and aesthetically pleasing. Your design influences how people live, how they interact and even their mood. It is more than just a skill, it’s a talent. So when it comes to technology, shouldn’t you partner with someone who has the ability to deliver your vision with the same level of commitment, professionalism and passion? Technology can be a standout feature in a space, or blend transparently into the environment so that it doesn’t detract from the flow of the design. Either way, a CEDIA Certified Member will ensure that the integrity of your project is never compromised and the technology is seamlessly integrated.

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Meeting the challenges of tomorrow… today It doesn’t stop with the visual aspect of the installation. A CEDIA Certified Member will deliver a solution that is both feature-rich and user-friendly, ensuring your clients achieve the greatest level of enjoyment and feel they are getting tangible lifestyle benefits and value for money. By using a CEDIA Certified Member, not only will you have one point of contact for your technology requirements, but you’ll also be working with someone who understands your needs. By asking a series of strategic questions, a CEDIA Certified Member is able to gain an insight into the objectives and needs of your client. From there they will work with you to design a customised solution that will exceed both your and the client’s expectations.

What can a CEDIA Certified member do for you?

Working with CEDIA

Home cinema design from acoustic treatment, to technology integration and even staged seating to create that true theatre experience

Home automation that provides control of lighting, audio/video, motorised blinds and curtains, pool pumps and heaters, air conditioners, irrigation systems and more

Audio and video storage and playback systems to allow movies and music to be shared and streamed throughout the home

Integrated security, door entry and intercom systems that deliver the highest level of safety and convenience

Discreet whole-home audio systems that offer a room-by-room listening experience without ugly hi-fi components and cumbersome speakers

Energy management solutions that ensure efficient use of electricity, thereby minimising wastage and reducing greenhouse emissions

Data networks that provide the distribution of broadband, pay TV and telephones

Lighting design and control to create a scene-setting system whilst reducing energy consumption

Designing Integrated Future-Ready Homes CPD Presentation CEDIA’s CPD course is aimed at design professionals enabling you to expand your knowledge of residential home technology installation; exploring the processes involved and the advantages of working with a professional integrator at the start of a project. This CPD has been accredited by RIBA since 2006; as new technologies emerge these are incorporated into the CPD. The course offers you the opportunity to discover how to integrate home technologies for now and the future. If you would like to have the CEDIA CPD presented to your practice, please email Smart Home Technology CPD Events In conjunction with the CPD, a number of CEDIA members who are manufacturers and distributors in the industry hold regional events at their premises. These Smart Home Technology Events provide the opportunity to have a “hands on” experience with their products and find out more about them. Please go to the event section at for further information.

Who is CEDIA? The Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association (CEDIA) is an international trade organisation representing the home electronic systems industry. Our members specialise in the planning, design, supply and installation integration and concealment of automated electronic systems for the modern, intelligent home. To ďŹ nd out more about CEDIA visit

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Issue 1, June 2011

Raising standards and awareness of the Home Technology market

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For more information contact CEDIA UK Office Unit 2, Phoenix Park, St Neots Cambridgeshire, PE19 8EP United Kingdom (t) +44 (0) 1480 213 744 (e) (w)

US Office 7150 Winton Drive Suite 300, Indianapolis, IN 46268 United States of America (t) +1 317 328 4336 (e) (w)

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Australia Office Unit 2 / 10 – 18 Ocean Street Botany, NSW, 2019 Australia (t) +61 2 9666 1677 (e) (w)


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